Utah concerts to look forward to through end of July
I went to college in Connecticut, and students there called January "The Dark Ages." February was called "The Darkest Ages."Many of us feel the same way about this brutal winter especially brutal if, like me, you grew up near Los Angeles.But though music can't soothe inversion-influenced coughs, it can provide something to look forward to.And the best news? Most concerts at Red Butte Garden, The Gallivan Center, Pioneer Park and Usana Amphitheatre haven't even been announced yet.Here's our clip-and-save guide, offering a selective glimpse of musical headliners who will be creating headlines over the next half-year:
February9 • Local band Hang Time, Kilby Court, $6 at 24Tix16 • Rock bands Stone Sour & Papa Roach, Saltair, $30 to $33 at Saltair16 • Rapper Too Short, Club 366, $20 at SmithsTix18 • Jazz drummer Matt Wilson, Capitol Theatre, $25 at ArtTix19 • "American Idol" winner Kris Allen, In The Venue, $15 to $17 at SmithsTix20 • Country singer Randy Houser, Outlaw Saloon, $20 at SmithsTix22 • Christian rockers MercyMe, EnergySolutions Arena, $10 at door22 • British singer Morrissey, Kingsbury Hall, $55 to $70, at kingsburyhall.utah.edu23 • Electronic act Infected Mushroom, Saltair, $20 at SmithsTix26 • Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart Band, The Depot, $36 at SmithsTix26 • Metal band Testament, In The Venue, $24 to $26 at SmithsTixMarch2 • Electronic act Passion Pit, The Complex, $27 to SmithsTix8 • Rock band Alabama Shakes, Saltair, $25 to $27 at SmithsTix and 24Tix9 • Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, JeannÃ© Wagner Theatre, $21 at ArtTix15 • Metal bands Drowning Pool & Flyleaf, In The Venue, $19.50 at SmithsTix16 • Celtic rockers Young Dubliners, The Depot, $22 to $25 at SmithsTix23 • Jazz guitarists Bucky Pizzarelli, Howard Alden, Gene Bertonicini and Frank Vignola, Capitol Theatre, $30 at ArtTix28 • "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips, UCCU Center, $20 at SmithsTix29 • YouTube violin sensation Lindsey Stirling, In The Venue, $20 to $23 at SmithsTix30 • Country singer Kip Moore, The Depot, $20 to $25 at SmithsTix30 • Low, Velour Live Music Gallery, $18 to $20 at 24Tix30-31 • Patterson Hood, The State Room, $25 at thestateroom.comApril3 • Robert Earl Keen, The State Room, $40 at thestateroom.com5 • Spiritualized, Urban Lounge, $22 at 24Tix6 • String quartet Ethel with Todd Rundgren, Eccles Center, $20 to $67 at ecclescenter.org11 • Soul Asylum, The Depot, $18 to $23 at SmithsTix11 • Bad Religion, In The Venue, $25 to $30 at 24Tix17 • Bon Jovi, EnergySolutions Arena, $16.50 to $136.50 at SmithsTix18 • Colin Hay, The State Room, $28 at thestateroom.com22 • James McCartney, Kilby Court, $15 at 24Tix27 • Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour, Capitol Theatre, $32 at ArtTix29 • Rodriguez, The Depot, $25 at SmithsTixMay6 • Rock band Paramore, Saltair, $35 to $40 at SmithsTix and 24Tix6 • Utah Chamber Artists, Libby Gardner Hall, $5 to $17.50 by calling 801.581.710010 • Brazilian psychedelic rockers Os Mutantes, Urban Lounge, $20 at 24Tix11 • Salt Lake Choral Artists perform the Andrew Lloyd Webber Requiem, Libby Gardner Concert Hall, $20 ($10 for students), 801-232-752111 • The Black Angels, The Depot, $18 to $20 at SmithsTix11-19 • Utah Opera's "Barber of Seville," Capitol Theatre, $15 to $83 at ArtTix24 • Utah Symphony's DvorÃ¡k & Brahms, Abravanel Hall, $18 to $27 at ArtTixJune1 • Country-pop singer Taylor Swift with Ed Sheeran, EnergySolutions Arena, sold out2 • Bluegrass musician Tim O'Brien, Fort Buenaventura, price TBA at ofoam.org8 • Pop band They Might Be Giants, The Depot, $20 to $25 at SmithsTix14 • Country singer Tim McGraw, Usana Amphitheatre, price TBA at SmithsTix19 • Experimental folk musician Father John Misty, Urban Lounge, $15 at 24Tix25 • Pop duo She & Him, Red Butte Garden, tickets available April 22 for packages and May 6 for general public29 • Vans Warped Tour, Utah State Fairpark, $23.50 to $40 at SmithsTixJuly6 • The Music of ABBA (Arrival from Sweden), Sandy Amphitheater, price TBA at SmithsTix10, 19, 25 • Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman," Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre, $12 to $76 at ArtTix beginning March 412, 20, 26 • Verdi's "Otello," Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre, $12 to $76 at ArtTix beginning March 418 • Country singer Kenny Chesney, Usana Amphitheatre, price TBA at SmithsTix24 • Cowboy singers Riders in the Sky, Kenley Amphitheatre, price TBA at davisarts.org25 • Boy band One Direction, Maverik Center, sold out
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